Naturally, the UI isn’t everything. Regardless, Sony stuffed the TG3E with a bevy of organizational features like face, date, and roll indexing and a playlist manager. GoPro Hero7 – Black 2. Gadgets by Marrian Zhou Oct 16, Unfortunately for the kids, their Disney flicks were the first thing to go.

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We could also comment on the camera’s decent pickup without pixelation of fast action scenes under well-lit environments and how well the TG3E’s electronic image stabilization seemed to handle shake under the camcorder’s max, 10x zoom.

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And we do hvr pokes — we found ourselves more often than not having to master our tentative, touchscreen-tapping nature and take a deliberate stab at the display to elicit a response. At this point we could sit back and tell you that the 4 megapixel still images weren’t as sharp as we’d like or that the colors tended to be over saturated. But this would have created havoc if we had been selecting individual files to transfer off the camcorder.

Build quality is excellent and the image quality is amazing for such a small chip. Battery life plummeted, nearly running out of juice after just a few minutes of video and a dozen or so snaps.


After a few hours of trying, we gave up. I’ve owned several cameras with lots more features but this little gem packs a lot of stuff into its small size. Dual Record Record both video and still images when hdf filming in HD thanks to the dual record function.

Battery usage met expectations. This one is small enough to tuck in your pocket or purse, but has a phenomenal 10x optical zoom hhdr with image stabilization, and also records in HD with 5.

Sony HDR-TG1 High Definition Handycam Camcorder HDR-TG1 B&H

Pretty easy to use, but wish the supplied paper manual was more thorough rather than being in 6 languages. In our testing, we averaged about an hour of photography and video per charging cycle. It takes 4mp shots, which by today’s st andards seems low, but they print out on a 4×6 and look great.

Unfortunately for the kids, their Disney flicks were the first thing to go.

Sony TG3E / TG1 camcorder review

When you consider that the HDR-TG1 lacks an optical image stabiliser instead, an inferior electronic variant is used this is quite an impressive achievement. Face Detection Face Detection promises that you’ll never blur out your loved ones faces again. It’s still image capture isn’t too good decent but will suffice when a quick snapshot is all you’re after.


Easily stores in a jacket pocket. Instead, all footage is stored using Sony’s proprietary Memory Stick format, which currently has a maximum capacity of 16GB.

Sony Handycam HDR-TG1

Camcorder Effective Resolution Photo Mode. The item may be a factory second or a new, unused item hd defects or irregularities. Additional Features Additional Features. Twice as many colors than normal are shown, allowing for more life-like, accurate color reproduction. It attains its small size by eschewing the inbuilt hard drives and bulky tape compartments that weigh down other camcorders.

Sony HDR-TG1

Video Cameras by Joshua Goldman Tt1 28, If you prefer a paper hard copy of a manual listed on this page, you can purchase it from the True Manuals web site. Bundles that include this product.

For dealing with mp4 format-there are free programs out there. Cons would be battery life–definitely pick up a spare battery, and also a bigger Memory stick than what’s included.

Optical Sensor Camcorder Sensor Resolution. It’s small enough that you hdt take it places. I am surprised by the quality and “handiness” of it.